As the LIMS Engineer you will be a key member of our Research & Development team responsible for building out, integrating, and administering our laboratory informatics systems (in particular our LIMS, ELN, and data management). These systems partner with Hampton Creek’s research scientists and discovery pipeline. At Hampton Creek, our mission is to reinvent the food system and our discovery initiative uses biochemical and functional assays to identify novel plant-based food sources and develop them into delicious, sustainable, affordable foods. The LIMS engineer will work with software engineers, bioinformatics data scientists, biochemists, analytical chemists, and food scientists. You will model assays, create user interfaces to collect and access data, and administer the systems that tie it all together.
We’re looking for a scientist and technologist with a related degree and 4+ years experience working in the life sciences and engineering / IT / informatics.
Understand lab research workflows and practices
Have experience with laboratory instruments and assays, ideally biochemical and/or protein characterization
Consistently deliver functioning, robust information systems
Have experience with a data processing language, preferably Python or R.
Have experience integrating with HTTP APIs
Understand data modeling and are proficient working with relational databases
Have empathy for your users and a collaborative mindset
Value individuals, interactions, and working software
Thrive in a fast-paced startup
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